Powder Metallurgy Review, Autumn 2023, Vol. 12 No. 3

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In addition to over thirty pages of news from the Powder Metallurgy industry, the 112-page Autumn 2023 issue of Powder Metallurgy Review magazine (Vol. 12 No. 3) includes the following articles and special features:

PyroGenesis Additive: Making waves in plasma atomised metal powder production once again

With the promise of ‘next-generation’ plasma atomisation technology, a large order announced for its titanium powder from the AM industry, and reports of a supply partnership with a major aerospace OEM on the cards, the future looks good for Canada’s PyroGenesis Additive.

In this article, Alan Smith reports on the company’s history in metal powders, its vision for the future, and how a combination of the rise of Additive Manufacturing, a drive towards decarbonisation by heavy industry, and concerns around commodity security have fundamentally changed the landscape for metal powder producers.

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Outokumpu: Bringing a new dimension to Additive Manufacturing with stainless steel powders

Outokumpu Oyj, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, is the largest producer of stainless steel in Europe. The development of a new atomisation plant in Krefeld, Germany, marks the company’s entry into the field of metal powders, with the Additive Manufacturing market in its sights.

Here, Outokumpu’s Andoni Sanchez-Valverde Erice, explains how spherical stainless steel powder feedstock can offer high-quality, customisable and sustainable solutions. He also introduces 904L powder, a super austenitic stainless steel, as an alternative to nickel-base alloys in highly demanding applications.

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Shaping the future: Winners in the 2023 Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards

The annual Powder Metallurgy Design Excellence Awards competition, organised by the Metal Powder Industries Federation (MPIF), is an opportunity for PM part producers to showcase the capabilities of the full range of metal powder-based technologies to a global audience.

This year’s winners were announced at a special ceremony at the International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials (PowderMet2023), held in Las Vegas from June 18-21. This report reviews the winners in the conventional PM category and the metal Additive Manufacturing category.

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PowderMet2023 Las Vegas: Post-COVID and on the road to electrification, the PM community takes stock

The Metal Powder Industries Federation’s (MPIF) biggest annual gathering, the International Conference on Powder Metallurgy (PowderMet2023) and the Additive Manufacturing with Powder Metallurgy conference (AMPM2023), took place in Las Vegas from June 18-21. More than ever, the PM industry needed such meeting places to take stock of a rapidly-evolving industrial and political landscape that at once presents huge opportunities for diversification whilst witnessing major uncertainty in core historic markets. Bernard North reports for PM Review magazine.

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State of the PM Industry in North America: Data and insight from the Metal Powder Industries Federation

A highlight of the Metal Powder Industries Federation’s annual International Conference on Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Materials (PowderMet) is the ‘State of the PM Industry’ presentation, in which key statistical data is presented alongside analysis of the performance of PM technologies in major markets.
This year’s speaker was Rodney Brennen, current president of the MPIF and Chief Operating Officer at Metco Industries Inc. Brennen’s presentation, published here in full, brings the current challenges facing PM into clear focus, as well as highlighting opportunities for growth.

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Proposing a combined continuous ‘Sinter-Quench’ process for ferrous Powder Metallurgy parts

Press and sinter Powder Metallurgy has never been under more pressure to improve process energy efficiency whilst continuing to enhance the properties and performance of parts. Could the combining of a primary and a secondary process – sintering and oil quenching – open up new opportunities and reduce a component’s carbon footprint?

Ravi P Malhotra, from Malhotra Engineers, Pune, India, shares a new ‘Sinter-Quench’ concept and considers both its technical challenges and commercial opportunities.

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<< 2023 Archive

In the latest issue of PM Review…

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Extensive Powder Metallurgy industry news coverage, and the following exclusive deep-dive articles and reports:

  • “Scrap is the new gold” and other hardmetal and hard materials insights from Euro PM2023 Congress, Lisbon
  • IperionX: A Powder Metallurgy route to lower-cost recycled titanium plate, billet, bar and preforms with reduced CO2 emissions
  • A review of the sintering of iron-copper-carbon alloys for structural Powder Metallurgy applications

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